School of Social and Cultural Studies

ANTH-101 – Foundations of Society and Culture

Points:20Prerequisites:None
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:Social & Cultural StudiesRestrictions:None

Anthropology 101 introduces students to the subject through a focus on the nature and organisation of tribes, chiefdoms, states and the global system. An understanding of the social and cultural differences among societies of different scales is essential to both further study in Anthropology and an appreciation of world culture, history and geography. 60% internal assessment, 40% examination.

Tuition Fees

2016: domestic $876.00     international $3,985.80

Set Text

Bodley, John (2011), Cultural Anthropology: Tribes, States, and the Global System (5th edition), Alta Mira Press (ISBN 978-0-7591-1866-9).

This book is available as an ebook via Te Waharoa in the Victoria library. If you wish to buy a hard copy, it is available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Campus.

Any additional readings will be placed on Blackboard by the Course Coordinator.

Trimester 1 2016

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
266 29 Feb – 20 Mar 2016Fri1100 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]LT303Lorena Gibson
29 Feb – 27 Mar 2016Mon, Wed1100 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]LT303
28 Mar – 24 Apr 2016Fri1100 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]LT303
4 Apr – 24 Apr 2016Mon, Wed1100 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]LT303
2 May – 5 Jun 2016Mon, Wed1100 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]LT303
2 May – 5 Jun 2016Fri1100 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]LT303

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.